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    Happy Birthday to Helen Ward!

    September 19th is vocalist Helen Ward's birthday. Ward was an early big band singers, working most notably with Benny Goodman in his first band starting in 1934. Other leaders she worked with include Harry James, Gene Krupa and Hal McIntyre.

    To celebrate what would have been Ward's 100th birthday, here's a clip from a 1963 Canadian broadcast featuring Ward, as well as Eddie Condon, Wild Bill Davison, Pee Wee Russell, Willie "The Lion" Smith and Maury Feld.



    THANK YOU FOR HELPING US RAISE MORE THAN $325K IN OUR FINAL ON-AIR CAMPAIGN FOR 2017.  MORE THAN 1,300 OF YOU MADE A DECISION TO CONTRIBUTE OVER THE PAST NINE DAYS. WE WOULDN’T EXIST WITHOUT YOUR SUPPORT.



    THANK YOU FOR PLAYING A PIVOTAL ROLE IN OUR SUCCESS. 







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